diacetic acid

[dahy-uh-see-tik, -set-ik, dahy-]

noun Chemistry.


Nearby words

  1. diabolism,
  2. diabolize,
  3. diabolo,
  4. diacaustic,
  5. diacetate,
  6. diacetone alcohol,
  7. diacetyl,
  8. diacetylmorphine,
  9. diachronic,
  10. diachronic linguistics

Origin of diacetic acid

First recorded in 1880–85; di-1 + acetic acid

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Medicine definitions for diacetic acid

diacetic acid

[dī′ə-sētĭk]

n.

acetoacetic acid

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